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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

20–24 March 2017

North-American CryoSat Science Meeting

Banff, Alberta, Canada

See meeting website

23–25 March 2017

47th Annual International Arctic Workshop

Buffalo, New York, USA

See workshop website

25–26 March 2017

Gordon Research Seminar, Polar Marine Science: Advancing the Physical–Biological Understanding of Polar Marine Ecosystems Through Innovative Technology

Ventura, California, USA

See conference website

26–31 March 2017

Gordon Research Conference, Polar Marine Science

Ventura, California, USA

See conference website

27–29 March 2017

4th Polar Prediction Workshop

Bremerhaven, Germany

See workshop website

29–30 March 2017

2nd Sea Ice Model Intercomparison Project Meeting (2nd SIMIP Meeting)

Bremerhaven, Germany

See meeting website

31 March–7 April 2017

Arctic Science Summit Week

Prague, Czech Republic

See conference website

3–5 April 2017

SLAM3 (Slab Avalanche Multi-scale Mechanical Modeling) Workshop

Davos, Switzerland

See workshop website

19–21 April 2017

International Workshop: Airborne Geodesy and Geophysics with Focus on Polar Application

Dresden, Germany

Download Second Circular

23–28 April 2017

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017

Vienna, Austria

See assembly website

8–11 May 2017

Minisymposium MS3.5: X-ray Micro-tomography of Snow and Porous Ice Media
to be held at the 9th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting

Rotterdam, Netherlands

See meeting website

9–13 May 2017

Past Global Changes (PAGES) Open Science Meeting (OSM)

Zaragova, Spain

See meeting website

15 May–2 June 2017

Arctic Field Summer Schools: Norway–Canada–USA collaboration

Svalbard and Tromsø, Norway

Organized by UiT - the Arctic University of Norway
See summer school website

22–25 May 2017

International Conference on High Latitude Dust 2017

Reykjavík, Iceland

See conference website

22–26 May 2017

Úa user meeting and course for new users

Cambridge, UK

Contact Hilmar Gudmundsson <>

22–26 May 2017

5th International Conference of the IASC thematic network ‘Palaeo-Arctic Spatial and Temporal (PAST) Gateways’

Kristineberg Research Station, Gullmmarsfjord, Sweden

See conference website

23–25 May 2017

Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System (CSDMS) Annual Meeting

Modeling Permafrost: a new software toolbox to explore frozen grounds
Hands-on Permafrost Modeling Clinic

Boulder, Colorado, USA

See meeting website

28–31 May 2017

Canadian Geophysical Union Annual Scientific Meeting

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

See meeting website

28 May–1 June 2017

Joint UK–Russia Workshop: Climate Change Impacts on Surface Water and Groundwater Hydrology in Cold Regions

Yakutsk, Russia

See workshop website
Contact Liudmila Lebedeva <>

4–8 June 2017

Permafrost conference – Earth's Cryosphere: Past, Present and Future

Pushchino, Russia

See conference website

6–8 June 2017

74nd Eastern Snow Conference

Ottawa, Canada

See conference website

19–22 June 2017

Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes: 31st FRISP workshop

Bergen, Norway

See workshop website

26–29 June 2017

International conference Snow cover, atmospheric precipitation, aerosols: climate and ecology

Irkutsk, Russian Federation

See conference website

2–6 July 2017

2nd Asian Conference on Permafrost

Sapporo, Japan

See conference website

7–9 July 2017

International youth scientific and practical conference: Innovations in Geology, Geophysics and Geography

Sevastopol, Russia

See conference website

10–12 July 2017

Third Pole Science Summit: TPE-CSTP-HKT Joint Conference
The Coupled Physical, Chemical, Biological and Social Systems in the Third Pole: Impacts, Feedbacks and Adaptation Pathways

Kunming, China

See conference website

14–19 July 2017

*Climate Impacts on Glaciers and Biosphere in Fuego–Patagonia

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Organised by the GABY-VASA project and co-sponsored by the International Glaciological Society (IGS).

Please note that the abstract submission deadline has been extended by one week until 7th April 2017.

Contact: Christoph Schneidern <>

Links to circular and the conference website

1–2 August 2017

International Workshop on Cryospheric Change and Sustainable Development

Lanzhou, China

See second circular

6–12 August 2017

21st Northern Research Basins (NRB) symposium and workshop: Cold-region hydrology in a non-stationary world

Yakutsk, Russia

See workshop website

14–19 August 2017

**International Symposium on Polar Ice, Polar Climate and Polar Change:

Remote sensing advances in understanding the cryosphere

Boulder, Colorado, USA

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

4–8 September 2017

European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2017

Session UP2.4: The cryosphere and its interactions with meteorology and the climate system. Convener: Renato R. Colluci

Dublin, Ireland

See conference website

6–7 September 2017

**International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

Contact: Amber Leeson <>

Links to the Branch Meeting website for registration and abstract submission here.

10–15 September 2017

SCAR/Past Antarctic Ice Sheet (PAIS) conference

Trieste, Italy

See conference website

12–23 September 2017

Karthaus course: Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Karthaus, Italy

See summer school website

4–5 October 2017

1st International SCAR–ANTPAS workshop

Varese, Italy
Workshop agenda and General information as PDF

9–11 October 2017

Workshop: Improved Satellite Retrievals of Sea-ice Concentration and Sea-ice Thickness for Climate Applications

Hamburg, Germany

Contact Stefan Kern <> or Dirk Notz <>

25–27 October 2017

**International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting

Uppsala, Sweden
Contact: Veijo Pohjola <>

14–19 March 2018

**International Symposium on Cryosphere and Biosphere

Kyoto, Japan

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Professor Nozomu Takeuchi, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan <>

Early summer 2018

International Symposium on Timescales, Processes, and Ice Sheets Changes

Buffalo, NY, USA

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Beáta Csathó; University at Buffalo, NY, USA <>

15–27 June 2018

SCAR/IASC Conference

Davos, Switzerland

Contact: SCAR Secretariat <>

24–28 June 2019

**International symposium on Five Decades of Radioglaciology

Stanford, California, USA

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Dustin Schroeder <>